Best Car Accessories Gift Guide

Whether the car is shiny and new with the greatest state of the art auto tech, or a classic ride made before GPS was a thing, these are great gift ideas from car enthusiasts who have made the most popular automotive accessories.

For many of us, we are now spending more time in the car again.  Making your car feel more comfortable, safe and functional can improve your ride whether its a 5 min jaunt to the store, commute or marathon road trip.



Ember Temperature Control Travel Mug

This could be the smartest coffee mug for your car’s cup holder ever. The Ember travel mug has 3 hour battery life on a single charge keeping your beverage hot. Touch the + and – symbol to adjust to your perfect temperature.

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LED Road Flares set of 6 Emergency Lights

These best selling roadside flare kit with 9 warning flash modes. The included storage bag is perfect emergency color to find in an emergency. You’ll want to snag 3 AAA batteries for each beacon disc.

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12V DC to 110V AC Power Inverter

Plug this Bestek 300 watt power inverter into the cigarette lighter adapter to get two 110V AC power outlets and dual USB ports in your car.

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BACtrack S80 Personal Breathalizer

Blow for 5 seconds and your BAC results are displayed 10 seconds later on a bright, easy to read LCD screen. Alcohol tester breathalyzer AA battery powered, comes with 6 reusable mouthpieces. Wait 15 minutes after consuming alcohol for the most accurate result.

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meross Smart Garage Door opener

Control your home garage door with an app and voice control with smart speakers using Siri, Alexa or Google Assistant to open and close. Compatible with 200+ garage door brands. Warns you if garage door left open.

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First Aid Trauma Pack with QuikClot

Ask any EMT what the most useful trauma item could save your life on the road and many will tell you its QuikClot. Be ready with this Trauma Pack with essentials in your glove box to stop major bleeding on site quickly.

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Collapsible Trunk Organizer

This multiple compartment organizer is perfect for storing all the extras you need to have with you on the road. When not using the back seat, I move this front the trunk to the floor behind the front seats. Easy to collapse and fold away with strong tie-down strap system.

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Nextbase 422GW Dash Cam

Award winning best selling dash cam with world firsts like Alexa Auto, Built-in Emergency SOS to be your extra set of eyes on the road when driving. The quad he loop recording that are motion activated to help keep an eye on things when you are away from your vehicle.

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Car Seat Gap filler

As seen on Shark Tank, Drop Stop blocks the annoying gap space between your car or truck seat and center console. This patented original comes as a set of 2 that provide 100% gap coverage on driver and passenger sides.

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Amazon Echo Auto

Bring Alexa along for the ride where she can play, shuffle music keeping you handsfree.  I love all the music and local destination information you can get reliably.  Bonus is the mic off button to mute Alexa from being able to hear you too.

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MagSafe Car Vent Mount for iPhone 12 and later

Brings phone closer to your line of vision while in the car. The Belkin MagSafe car mount solution clips to your vent easily and make it simple to let the magnet hold your late model iPhone in place.

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Car Detailing Cleaning Gel

This is the perfect car cleaning putty gel that get into places you’d never be able to reach with a clearing rag. What I love is that its reusable and works!

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Windshield Cleaning Tool

Finally I can reach every part of the windshield with this cleaning tool and microfiber surface. I use it to make sure the anti-collision sensors in the windshield near the mirror are clean and clear. You can use this outside and inside.

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Waterproof Car Trash Can

2 gallon capacity is perfect size to keep your car clean of trash. Don’t worry about disposable cups leaking over the interior since this is waterproof and won’t leak.

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Portable Car Jump Starter

This can get you out of a pinch in seconds. It’s got a peak current output of 2500 amps to jumpstart a gas or Diesel engine.

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Portable 12V Air Compressor tire inflator

I’m done trying to fill my tires at the gas station. This plugs into your lighter adapter socket and pumps car tires to the desired inflation. When you’re not using it for your car, break out the inflatables and let it do the work inflating anything else in your world including bikes.

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Car Tablet Holder for backseat entertainment

Lamicall headrest tablet mount is easy to install. Compatible with wide range of size devices like iPad, Galaxy Tabs and any tablet ranging from 4.7” to 12.9”.

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